7 10, 2019

Heel Pain DO’s and DON’Ts

By |2019-10-07T18:50:14+00:00October 7th, 2019|

The most common cause of heel pain is Plantar Fasciitis. This is the inflammation of the band of tissue at the bottoms of the feet. Stabbing pain is usually felt in the morning while stepping out of the bed, or when standing up after sitting for a long period of time. This condition is common [...]

16 09, 2019

Uses of Shockwave Therapy

By |2019-09-16T18:32:39+00:00September 16th, 2019|

Shockwave therapy uses electric shocks to treat conditions in multiple fields of health. This includes orthopedics, physiotherapy, kinesiology, urology, and veterinary medicine. One of its most possible uses is to relieve pain immediately without the need for surgery. Shockwave therapy can speed up recovery by stimulating tissue growth and muscle regeneration. Moreover, Shockwave Therapy has [...]

3 09, 2019

Low-Energy vs High-Energy ESWT for Plantar Fasciitis

By |2019-09-05T19:31:48+00:00September 3rd, 2019|

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy is a noninvasive alternative to Plantar Fascia Release. This procedure emits shock waves to the heel or plantar fascia to stimulate healing, instead of operating on the heel to remove the plantar fascia from the heel bone. There are two ways to treat foot pain due to plantar fasciitis using  Extracorporeal [...]

27 08, 2019

What is Extracorporeal Shock Wave Therapy?

By |2019-09-05T19:16:24+00:00August 27th, 2019|

Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is a noninvasive treatment for plantar fasciitis, an alternative to standard surgical procedures. Surgical procedures to treat heel pain can be expensive, inconvenient, and cause serious complications. ESWT has been reported to be effective and has very few complications. ESWT is also a popular foot pain treatment for patients who [...]